Elected officials and representatives of elected officials responded to chamber and audience questions Wednesday during a special Government Affairs Luncheon hosted by the Union County Chamber of Commerce.
The Union County Board of Commissioners heard a presentation on the upcoming property revaluation that takes effect in 2015.
The Union County Farmer's Market at 805 Skyway Drive, Monroe will host a fall festival from 8 a.m.- 2 p.m.
Residents are invited to comment on the schedules of values, standards and rules for the upcoming property tax revaluation during Monday's meeting of the Union County Board of Commissioners.
Weddington took advantage of three Monroe turnovers in the first quarter, then held off a second-half charge in Saturday's 28-20 road win. "We felt like we wanted it more than them and we wore them down by the end of the game," said WHS junior center Andy Horne.
Of the nine Week 4 football games involving Union County that were scheduled for Friday night, only three of them were played. Read more inside.
Sun Valley senior tailback Albert Funderburke now has 5,544 career rushing yards, the most of any player in Union County history. He broke Juanne Blount's record in a win over East Bladen, when he rushed for 262 yards and four TDs.
Senior Max Robinson had two interceptions and a touchdown in the fourth quarter to lead Parkwood to a 27-20 home win over Jordan-Matthews on Thursday.
Cute puppies and fluffy kittens abound at the Union County Animal Shelter this week!
Fin is a sweet little girl who will swim into your heart.
Despite drawing ever since she was very young, Gina Rugito-Anderson recently chose to make it more than a hobby.
Sunny, named for his orange color and cheerful disposition, is soft, cuddly and ready for you to take him home.
According to our farm calendar, the week of August 3rd is when we sow beet seeds for fall and winter harvests. Beets seeds will germinate quickly in the warm summer soil and respond well to the cooling temperatures of late summer into fall.
Thoughts of my mother — Ward Mullis
Week recognizes the work of nurses — Garett Schreier
Our Eighth Amendment — Lloyd Weichinger
Is redistricting really necessary? — Collin Love
Make your insurance choices wisely — Byron Ward
There is no risk of a constitutional convention
Take nothing at face value … investigate
Finally scared enough to vote?
Check the batteries in your smoke detector
Transparency vs. paranoia
When the health care debate began, I warned that the President’s health care bill was the wrong direction for our nation and North Carolina. I offered an alternative then—The Patients’ Choice Act—along with Senator Tom Coburn because health care was broken before Obamacare.
How do you like that frost on your car windows in the morning?